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Re: Anyone have firefox working on i386?
On 25 Feb 2012 at 17:45, Anne Bennett wrote:
> "David H. Gutteridge" <dhgutteridge%sympatico.ca@localhost> writes:
> > I have a similar video card and am not experiencing any problems
> > like this. I haven't updated the machine in question in a while
> > (it hasn't been connected to the internet in months), but it was
> > running Firefox 7 without trouble. I've appended my xorg.conf
> > file below in case it's of use. (Oh, and I'm running the netbsd-
> > branch as well.)
> Thank you. The main difference I see is that you specify dri2.
> When I try that it simply doesn't get loaded, complaining:
> (WW) intel(0): DRI2 requires UXA
> but if I try to force "AccelMethod" "UXA", X puts garbage on the
> screen and hangs on start-up.
> I tried just using your xorg.conf as is; firefox still cannot
> I can run firefox4 on this machine by booting from a MythBuntu
> "live CD". The resulting Xorg.0.log suggests that MythBuntu
> has a much more recent X server:
> X.Org X Server 1.10.1
> Release Date: 2011-04-15
> compared to my NetBSD 5 O/S:
> X.Org X Server 1.6.3
> Release Date: 2009-7-7
> I do keep my machine updated; I can only surmise that NetNSD 5
> stable uses an oldish X server version. David, can you tell me
> version is reported in your Xorg.0.log ? Perhaps you'd be willing
> to send me a copy of your Xorg.0.log so I could compare it to mine?
I've just updated to 2011Q4 pkgsrc a second time as
first try some weeks ago had too many breakages and
since been fixed.
X.Org X Server 1.6.5
Release Date: 2009-10-11
NetBSD 5.1_STABLE (P4X2666_0.31) Wed Feb 22 22:02 GMT 2012
Xorg.log, xorg.conf, dmesg and firefox version:
I don't know if this is even working but it's best I've
had since my NetBSD-4 setup which was usable.
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